Simbavati River Lodge Luxury Safari Tent Accommodation
Our luxurious tented accommodation offers generous bush or water views from your own private viewing deck. Tents are spaced adequately far apart to ensure privacy, and they have all of the amenities to ensure a luxurious and comfortable stay.
- We have 8 luxurious safari tents
- All tents are twin bedded with an en-suite bathroom
- Inside and outside shower only (no baths)
Simbavati River Lodge Child Policy
Children of all ages are welcome at Simbavati River Lodge.
There is a children’s activity room with a selection of toys/board games. Children will receive an activity booklet on arrival (coloured pencils available to use at reception). Children under the age of 13 will be taken to look at tracks and signs in the bush by a tracker after Breakfast. Board games and books available in the lounge area.
0 to 3 years - no charge and the rate includes all meals.
4 to 11 years - 50% of per person sharing rate when sharing with parents in family chalets.
12 years+ - sharing with parents in a family chalet; 3rd/4th person rate is applicable.
If a child shares with a parent in our Luxury Safari Tents the per person sharing rate is applicable.
Children of all ages have to pay the compulsory conservation fee of R184 per child (subject to change).
Children 6 years & over are allowed on Game Drives. Families with younger children can arrange a private vehicle prior to arrival.
Please ask us for our Children at Simbavati Document if you require further information.
Baby-sitting during the game drives/evening meals is possible by prior arrangement and at an additional cost (R45 per hour).
This needs to be pre-booked.
Simbavati River Lodge Rates
per person sharing
|01 Jan – 31 Oct 19
Please note: A surcharge of R1250 per person per night will be added for 2 pax wanting to book a family chalet.
Includes: All standard meals, accommodation, two game drives per day and a sundowner drink. Emergency Medical Response and Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance.
Excludes: Drinks, baby-sitting, transfers, gratuities, items of a personal nature, Timbavati Conservation Levy (which may be prepaid) of R368 per person payable at the lodge (subject to change), and the vehicle entry fee of R160 only payable at the Timbavati Control Gate (price subject to change).
Payment: A 10% deposit is due within 7 days (for FIT) or 25% within 14 days (for Groups) from date of reservation to guarantee the booking. Easter and Christmas periods’ bookings require a 25% non-refundable deposit. The balance is to be settled 30 days prior to the arrival of the guests.
Compulsory Conservation Fee:
The lodge will collect R368 per person per day (subject to change without prior notice) for conservation fees on behalf of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. The conservation fee can be prepaid.
Timbavati Conservation Levy: 01 January - 31 December 2019
R 368 per person, per day (12 years and older)
R 184 per child, per day (under 12 years)
Cancellation fees (up to 3 rooms, for 4 or more rooms see T & C’s):
- Up to 61 days prior to arrival: 10% cancellation fee of the full booking value
- 31 to 60 days prior to arrival: 25% cancellation fee of the full booking value
- 15 to 30 days prior to arrival: 75% cancellation fee of the full booking value
- 14 days or less prior to arrival: 100% cancellation fee of the full booking value